Demographics for US Presidential Election 2008
The voter demographics for yesterday’s US Presidential election make interesting reading.
The clear splits along Southern States vs Eastern, voter racial group, city-dweller versus rural etc. are brought into sharp contrast. The religious beliefs of the voters also played a key part in the result. As did gun ownership, although some might call this a religion for some.
One of the decisive splits between the candidates was in their appeal to first time voters, with Obama capturing 68% of new voters.
The exit poll was reported in The Guardian newspaper.
There is also an interesting online background briefing to President Obama’s life leading to the White House HERE.
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